• Nicer clothes (however you define them!) for Friday night
  • Pajamas
  • Sweatshirt/sweater — it will be chilly, especially at night!
  • Jacket, raincoat, and umbrella in case of bad weather
  • Whatever else you would normally (or would not normally!) wear for Saturday and Sunday
  • If you want to go running/play sports, bring clothes that are appropriate for that as well


  • Nicer shoes for Shabbat
  • Shower shoes
  • Sneakers/hiking shoes


  • Toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Hair care items
  • Soap
  • Towel


  • Please remember to bring your medications!

Other things to bring

  • Water bottle
  • State-issued ID or passport (if you’re arriving by Amtrak or plane.)
  • Your health insurance card or health insurance information.
  • Phone and phone charger
  • Flashlight
  • Books, card games, or board games
  • Tallit/tefillin/siddur (if you want to do so)

Jewelry and make-up

  • Wear jewelry and make-up normally? Great!
  • Don’t, and you don’t want to? Also great!
  • Don’t and you do want to? Amazing! We’ll also be having a make-up tutorial before Shabbat!

Things to leave at home for the weekend

  • Laptop
  • Things that critters will find and snack on

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